White bedroom designs are a classic option that will never date. With the right accessories and soft furnishings, a white bedroom can still be a warm and inviting space for you to enjoy.
A white colour scheme creates a calming backdrop that will become a tranquil haven for you to relax and sleep in, but you need to pay attention to the little details to make sure you avoid designing a stark and sterile room.
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Looking for a more elegant take on an all-white look? Subtle accents of grey, blue or black will lend a softer touch to your bedroom and still be in keeping with your neutral theme. Add mirrored furniture and chic lamps for a clever twist on this classic style.
White furniture can still look warm in a white bedroom. Just make sure you choose a focal point, such as a fireplace or a four-poster bed, to create something grand and luxurious, rather than clinical and cold.
Texture is another great way to mix-up an all-white bedroom design. Knitted cushions, woolen throws and thick rugs will make a white room look cosy. Think Scandinavian bedroom ideas meets minimal Boho design and you will nail your new look.
Mixing two styles together is a great way to achieve a unique look in a white bedroom. If you love country-style design, or vintage accessories, you can incorporate these into your room with ease. A pine bed frame, a patchwork quilt or coloured cushions on a white chair will all lift your white space and inject some of your own personality into the bedroom.
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Perk up a white bedroom in an instant with some painted monochrome storage units. Inexpensive and easy to update, a minimal shot of colour like this gives a cool and contemporary edge.
In a simple white bedroom a gallery-like wall is the perfect foil for pretty artwork and wall stickers. For a minimal bedroom keep things simple but interesting by bringing in a few carefully placed accessories, such as a vintage industrial-style light hung from a wooden peg hook and an old tea chest as a low-level bedside table.
The wood-effect wallpaper in this loft bedroom blends with the chunky throw and cushion. It’s all about celebrating natural materials and textures in an elegant way. The deep-pile carpet is a quiet statement.
Piet Hein Eek at Rockett St George
Keep a bedroom calm with a pale palette and a touch of glamour – choose a deep-pile carpet and sparkly Moroccan bridal blankets.
Sweetpea & Willow
Pleated bed upholstery and super-thick curtains create an organic origami theme in this pale pink bedroom. Pick furniture with a modernist twist, designed along sleek, minimalist lines, and mix broad stripes on walls with swirling geometric shaped lighting, all in pale, pastel shades, to spark the imagination.
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Ciara O’Neil at John Lewis
Bare brick walls have a rough and rugged style that looks cool, but can overwhelm, especially in the bedroom. Soften the textured feel with a coat of white paint.
Holman Specialist Paints
White walls create an ideal backdrop for collections of distinctive pieces such as these beautiful carvings. The soft grey furniture adds a further, subtle layer.
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This cohesive arrangement of white furniture creates the perfect backdrop for a distressed vintage chair.
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A splash of a vibrant pink creates a striking look as demonstrated in this very pretty bedroom. Rockett St George sells a wallpaper that will re-create the look of the ceiling.
Rockett St George
This layered scheme is a great example of a very sophisticated use of white. The headboard adds a sleek hotel-style feel.
Not on the High Street
This all white scheme is lent a distinctly Martha?s Vineyard feel with the addition of tongue and groove panelling to the walls.
Feather and Black
This distressed, French-style cupboard makes a great statement in this vintage bedroom.
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Sweetpea & Willow
This is a classic, calming white scheme that creates the perfect bedroom sanctuary. Touches of pale blue add a discreet hint of colour. The fitted valance creates a neat, tailored look.
The White Company
Adding a couple of striking patterns to an otherwise all-white scheme can have impressive results.
Martyn Lawrence-Bullard rug
The Rug Company
Create a colonial feel by setting furniture in rich hardwoods against a white backdrop.
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